There are 4 ways to get from Vatican to Colosseum by tram, bus, taxi or foot
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Line 3 tram • 16 min
3 alternative options
Line 51 bus • 45 min
€1 - €7
Taxi • 3 min
€7 - €9
Walk • 23 min
Vatican to Colosseum by tram and walk
The journey time between Vatican and Colosseum is around 13 min and covers a distance of around 3 km. The fastest journey normally takes 12 min. Operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, the Vatican to Colosseum service departs from P.za Di Porta Maggiore and arrives in Colosseum. Typically 1039 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
First and last service
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Vatican to Colosseum tram and walk schedules
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Vatican to Colosseum is to line 3 tram which costs €2 and takes 16 min.
The fastest way to get from Vatican to Colosseum is to taxi. Taking this option will cost €7 - €9 and takes 3 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manzoni and arriving at Colosseo. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 44 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from P.za Di Porta Maggiore and arriving at Colosseo/Salvi N.. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.
The distance between Vatican and Colosseum is 3 km.
The best way to get from Vatican to Colosseum without a car is to line 3 tram which takes 16 min and costs €2.
The line 3 tram from P.za Di Porta Maggiore to Colosseo/Salvi N. takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.
Vatican to Colosseum bus services, operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, depart from Manzoni station.
Vatican to Colosseum train services, operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, depart from P.za Di Porta Maggiore station.
Vatican to Colosseum bus services, operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, arrive at Colosseo station.
What companies run services between Vatican and Colosseum, Italy?
ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità operates a vehicle from P.za Di Porta Maggiore to Colosseo/Salvi N. every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità operates a bus from Manzoni to Colosseo every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €7 and the journey takes 44 min.
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Vatican to Colosseum train services, operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, arrive at Colosseo/Salvi N. station.
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